Abreviations Used On This Website

SAS - Stand Against Slavery
NZBMS - The New Zealand Baptist Missionary Society

Guest Speaker at Carey Baptist College

By | 2014-09-12T19:02:51+12:00 August 28th, 2014|Categories: Abolition, Mission, Slavery, Study, Theology|

On the 27 August I was invited to address the Theology and Development Class at Carey Baptist College.  My task was to present my story about Stand Against Slavery, what motivated me to be involved in this work and where was God and His mission in the midst of that.  Following a break the class professor [...]

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And then there was one…

By | 2017-04-11T14:50:36+12:00 September 1st, 2013|Categories: Mission, NZBMS Articles|Tags: |

Revisiting Having lived in this part of the world as a child, I enjoy driving through the countryside of rural North Eastern Thailand. This year I had the enjoyment of visiting with two very different teams from our Baptist family. The first was in April; a team from the Dream Centre, South Auckland. Pastor Chris Sola [...]

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Mission’s results

By | 2017-04-11T14:50:37+12:00 September 10th, 2012|Categories: Mission, NZBMS Articles|

I’m often asked questions relating to mission performance and find myself a little caught out. There are good answers but can’t be related in five minutes, so I often leave such conversations feeling dissatisfied. Given time to reflect, I’d like to respond to this: “What are the measureable results of the work of the New Zealand [...]

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By | 2017-04-11T14:50:37+12:00 August 16th, 2012|Categories: Mission, NZBMS Articles, Short Term Trips|

“Be at the first level near the top of the escalator at 9:30am on July 1st and I will meet you there.” And so they came, from Dunedin, Feilding, Rotorua, Tauranga and across Auckland, eleven pilgrims travelling to their point of rendezvous, at the top of the escalator. This was the inaugural Gaining Live Interactive Missions [...]

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Cornerstone commitment

By | 2017-04-11T14:50:37+12:00 June 1st, 2012|Categories: Mission, NZBMS Articles|

Where were you in November 1989? Can you remember? I was a broker liaison officer for the Manukau Branch of NZI Insurance. My role was as an account manager looking after insurance brokers and processing their business. In my group of clients were two Asian insurance agents, Jim and David. Together we insured a large number [...]

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William Carey – The Protestant Mission Tipping Point

By | 2017-04-11T14:50:54+12:00 December 15th, 2011|Categories: Mission, Study|

So I starting on this great adventure of study... A Masters Degree no less.  What's funny is I don't have any tertiary qualification and it took a bit to get in... I failed the entrance exam, so they accepted me on probation.  I have to complete a Certificate in Christian Studies and the first paper is [...]

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